Will Williams


Will Williams (born 6 October 1992) is a New Zealand cricketer.[1][2] He made his List A debut for Canterbury on 18 January 2017 in the 2016–17 Ford Trophy.[3] He made his Twenty20 debut for Canterbury in the 2017–18 Super Smash on 14 December 2017.[4]

Will Williams
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Salter Austen Williams
Born (1992-10-06) 6 October 1992 (age 28)
Christchurch, New Zealand
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2017-presentCanterbury
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 19 October 2020

He was the leading wicket-taker in the 2017–18 Plunket Shield season for Canterbury, with 19 dismissals in eight matches.[5] In June 2018, he was awarded a contract with Canterbury for the 2018–19 season.[6] On 9 January 2020, in the 2019–20 Super Smash against the Wellington Firebirds, Williams took a hat-trick.[7]

In June 2020, he was offered a contract by Canterbury ahead of the 2020–21 domestic cricket season.[8][9] In October 2020, in the second round of the 2020–21 Plunket Shield season, Williams took his first five-wicket haul in first-class cricket.[10] In the next round of the tournament, he took another five-wicket haul, with 5/26 against Northern Districts.[11]

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